1. MWC Power Rankings: Post-Regular Season Edition

    It has been another interesting year for the Mountain West Conference. While the top four teams remain the same, just with some minor reshuffling...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 316 reads 1 comments

  2. The BCS Fix Is In: Please End The NCAA Football Replay Rules

    How did we finish the regular season with six undefeated teams?  Was it coincidence, accident, or something else? Looking back over the season, it seems as though one culprit more than any other is responsible for this result: The NCAA replay rules...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 447 reads 24 comments

  3. SEC Secures Spot in BCS Title Game: Will Texas Be Next?

    With Alabama and Florida finishing the regular season undefeated, the SEC now has eliminated any possibility of the SEC not having a team in the BCS title game...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 623 reads 0 comments

  4. Twenty-One Teams Thankful for the BCS

    The BCS yesterday officially gave up on 99 teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision. As such, there are only twenty-one possible teams that could receive one of the ten BCS slots...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 1,084 reads 10 comments

  5. Iowa, Oklahoma State, and Boise State, Oh, My!: The BCS At-Large Teams

    With only two weeks until the BCS bowl selections, we have a pretty good picture of what at-large teams will be available...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 1,244 reads 64 comments

  6. TCU-Wyoming: Can the Cowboys Lasso the Horned Frogs?

    Wyoming is a huge (31.5) home underdog to TCU on Saturday for a very good reason.  TCU is the only team in the country in the top 15 in both offense and defense...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 261 reads 3 comments

  7. Long Live the Rooster!: Andy Dalton's QB Play Putting TCU Over the Top

    Everyone has known about TCU's tough defense for years. TCU coach Gary Patterson has made fast, strong defense his signature. But this year, TCU is being recognized for something else: unstoppable offense...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 328 reads 0 comments

  8. Will Dallas-Fort Worth Stop Being Big 12 Country?

    When the Big 12 was formed more than a decade ago, the leaders of the new conference decided that they had no need to include a team from North Texas...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 1,043 reads 16 comments

  9. TCU-Utah: Showdown in Cowtown

    In what is arguably the non-BCS game of the year (although BYU-TCU may really merit the title), TCU faces a determined foe that has found ways to defeat the Frogs the last three years...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 460 reads 12 comments

  10. TCU, Cincinnati Bearcats, or Texas Longhorns: Who Deserves the BCS Title Game?

    With the SEC seemingly owning a spot in the BCS title game, the question is: Which team has earned a spot against Florida or Alabama? While some would like to dispute the place of primacy for ...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 3,731 reads 134 comments

  11. TCU Sells Out TCU-Utah! Standing Room Only Tickets Now Gone!

    There are a few givens when it comes to TCU football and its Amon G. Carter Stadium:  Solid defense led by All-American DE Jerry Hughes; clock-consuming ground game skillfully directed by QB ...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 841 reads 6 comments

  12. BCS Week 4: TCU Jumps To No. 4

    The latest BCS rankings are out and there's been a major shake-up. TCU's consistent superior play has been noticed by both the BCS computers and voters. TCU is above Texas in the computers, but behind Cincinnati, who comes in at No...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 190 reads 0 comments

  13. TCU Has Arrived! ESPN College GameDay Comes to Fort Worth for Utah-TCU

    TCU coach Gary Patterson has been turning down job offers from "bigger" schools for a few years. Many thought he would follow the path of former TCU head coach Dennis Franchione and move on to greener pastures once the job offers came rolling in...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 1,567 reads 2 comments

  14. TCU-San Diego State: Can the Aztecs "Trap" the Horned Frogs?

    With Utah on deck next week, TCU travels to San Diego State to face the upstart Aztecs.  Could TCU, on the verge of receiving a BCS berth for the first time, actually falter against ...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 157 reads 0 comments

  15. Don't Get Burned, TCU Is Really Hot

    Among the top eight teams in the BCS standings, it appears as though more than a few have been sliding through the season with some less than stellar performances in recent weeks...

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  16. Iowa Has Played a Tough Schedule? Looking at the BCS Top Seven

    In spite of a No. 4 ranking in the latest BCS standings and a No. 2 ranking among BCS computers, the Iowa Athletic Department has seen fit to produce a press release hyping Iowa football...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 1,313 reads 55 comments

  17. Vegas Loves TCU, But Can UNLV Slow Down The Frogs?

    When TCU opened as a thirty-one point favorite (now up to thirty-five) for its upcoming game against UNLV, it was obvious that the Frogs' success had not missed the eyes of the people who make money picking games...

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  18. TCU Fans To Bust Myth with Travel To a BCS Game

    The BCS is really all about money.  The BCS bowls have one concern over all: Will the bowls make money each year? The BCS is not about creating the best matchups or rewarding the best teams in college football...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 876 reads 8 comments

  19. Falling Behind: Why TCU Will Stay Ahead of Boise State in the BCS Standings

    In the second edition of this season BCS rankings, No. 6 TCU jumped ahead of Boise State, as the Broncos fell down to No. 7...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 1,024 reads 24 comments

  20. TCU Beats Down BYU: Frogs Leap to No. 6 in Week Nine BCS Rankings

    TCU went up to the heights of Provo, Utah and made a huge statement.  Not only are the Frogs contenders to be the best team in Texas , but also the best team in college football...

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  21. Creature vs. Creature: TCU Is No Hoax and Will Prove It Against BYU in Provo

    I have as much love and appreciation for BYU football as I do for TCU football or even USC football.  With personal connections to all three schools, I have followed them in good times and bad, but BYU football really stands out...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 5 years ago 563 reads 16 comments

  22. ESPN GameDay's Coming to Provo, but Will Anyone Actually See TCU "Versus" BYU?

    In an amazing turn of events and a decided show of respect, ESPN has announced that its GameDay program will broadcast this Saturday from Provo, Utah, the site of the battle between No. 8 TCU and No...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about 5 years ago 1,362 reads 14 comments

  23. Sorry Longhorns, The Best Team in Texas Is TCU

    The best college football team in Texas played in North Texas on Saturday.  But the team did not play in Dallas in the middle of the Texas State Fair at the old Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about 5 years ago 3,963 reads 60 comments

  24. TCU's Gary Patterson Not Drinking BCS Kool-Aid Yet, Still Thirsty for More Wins

    Please do not mention the BCS to TCU head coach Gary Patterson.  He does not want to hear about it.  He does not want to think about it.  And Patterson especially does not want his players to think about the BCS...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about 5 years ago 259 reads 8 comments

  25. TCU Not Overlooking Colorado State

    With an epic battle coming up next week in Provo against BYU, one might forgive the Texas Christian Horned Frogs (5-0) for overlooking the Colorado State Rams (3-3) this Saturday...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about 5 years ago 129 reads 0 comments